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2004 Oct 15 - Rusedski defeats Johansson
Greg Rusedski defeated Swede Joachim Johansson 7-6(5) 6-7(1) 7-6(7) to reach the semi-final of the Kremlin Cup
in Moscow, Russia.
With both players serving consistently well it was no surprise that all three sets went to a tie-break. Greg eased
the first set breaker 7-5 then faltering 7-1 in second before winning a tight third 9-7.
There were 65 aces in the match with Joachim shading the scoring 33-32 but the telling factor was the
number of unforced errors from the Swede.
After the match Greg said:
"I think I'm getting better and my standard is improving in every match.
"I'm getting back to the old way I used to play a few years back.
"My mental approach was better, I was fighting from the first ball to the last."
In the semi-final Greg will be up against Slovak Dominick Hrbaty who he has defeated in both their previous
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